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Soul Food Recipes - Celebrations: Kwanzaa, Family Reunions & Junteenth, etc.

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Soul Food Recipes - Celebrations: Kwanzaa, Family Reunions & Junteenth, etc.

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1 A Novel by Ernest J. Gaines - THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN -

(The Dial Press) - (1971) - (First Edition) - (Hard Cover, W/Dust Jacket) - Used, Very Good, (Pages Are Unmarked) - (Small shelf wear on spine of Jacket and at front edge of bottom corner) - (Civil Rights Movement) - (245, Pages) - 

A legendary , strong, wise, female, poetic, tour-de-force, elderly figure created by the author to represent the social experiences of African Americans up until this period in time in the 1960s. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Adele Logan Alexander - HOMELANDS AND WATERWAYS: The American Journey of The Bond Family, 1846-1926

(Pantheon Books) - (1999) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Biographical) - 

The story of One family with Two cultures - One side European American and the other one African American. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Alexander Thomas, M.D. & Samuel Sillen, Ph.D.; Introduction - Kenneth Clark - RACISM AND PSYCHIATRY -

(Citadel Press) - (1991) - (Soft Cover - Laminated)- Used, Very Good (Plus)- (Racism, Ethnocentric sciences 

A must read for anyone who views racism as only prejudice and other mental states. This volume presents the notion that racism is an institutionalized way of life in an Ethnocentric European dominate American society. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, And Jennifer Frank, Foreword By Evelyn Higginbotham - COMPLICITY: How The North Promoted, Prolonged, And Profited from Slavery -

(Ballantine Books) - (2005) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - (Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Very Good - (Plus) - (Northern Slavery, Commentary) 

This starling and deeply researched volume reveals how the North (like the South) was a place where thousands of Africans were held in bondage, and slavery was both an economic dynamo and necessary way of life. Complicity also reveals the cruel truth about the Triangle Trade of molasses, rum, and slaves that lucratively linked the North to the West Indies and Africa; As it discloses the reality of Northern empires built on the profits from rum, cotton, and ivory - and which were operated, in some cases, by abolitionists; and it exposes the thousand-acre plantations that existed in towns such as Salem, Connecticut. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Barry Gordy - TO BE LOVED: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown

Warner Books - 1994 (Hard Cover -W/Dust Jacket) - Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Autobiographical) - 

This volume is for the "Motown" lover in you. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Bell Hooks - AIN'T I A WOMAN: Black Women And Feminism -

(South End Press) - (1981) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (African American Feminism) - 

This landmark work of history and theory challenges every accepted notion about the nature of African American women's lives. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Brenda Wilkinson - THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT: An Illustrated history -

(Random House) - (1997) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Like New, Very Good, (Plus) - (African American Experience) (160 Glorious Pages) - 

This "Coffee Table Size" volume recounts the historical background of Africans in America, beginning with their earliest arrivals from Africa, and describes the crucial events (and experiences) leading up to the freedom movements of the 1950's and 1960's. The author also portrays, in words and vivid images, the courage and conviction of the organizers, protesters, and ordinary people embroiled in African Americans' struggle for equality. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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8 Bruce Watson - FREEDOM SUMMER -

(Penguin Books) - (2010) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - (Used, Very Good) - (Used, Very Good) - (Civil Rights Movement) - (369, Pages) - 

This is a first-rate, in-depth study of more than 1,000 Black and White volunteering young men and women, who were trained in civil disobedience, who risked their lives to participate in the registration of African American voters during the Mississippi "Freedom Summer of 1964." A must read for all who are interested in one of the pivotal points of the Civil Rights Movement. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 By The Editors of Ebony - THE EBONY SUCCESS LIBRARY: Volume 1 - 1,000 Successful Blacks -

(Johnson Publishing) - (1973)- (Out of Print) - (Hard Cover) - (Used - Very Good) - (Coffee Table Size, Quick Refe (Oversize) - 

From the beginning of their journey, in what became the United States of America, many African American men and women have achieved success in almost every field of endeavor. This volume gives the biographies of 1000, of this great body. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 By the whose - who in African American literary - From Dunbar to Ernest Gaines - Edited by John Henrik Clarke - AMERICAN NEGRO SHORT STORIES

Hill & Wang - 1987 - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (Short Stories by African Amer 

For the European or African American who seriously wants to know what makes African Americans tick, it would be hard to imagine a better, or less violent primary text to recommend than this volume. These are in the main, not bitter, nor even cynical stories relating to the African American experience. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 C. Eric Lincoln - MY FACE IS BLACK -

(Beacon Press) - 1964 - (Hard Cover) - (Used - Very Good) - (African American History) - 

Set in the mid-1960's, this narrative is about those African Americans, who seemed to have been left behind (after the sixty's Civil Rights Movement), and who grown apathetic about their experiences in America, leading to the acceptance of all things Black and rejection of the status-quo. 
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12 Calvin C. Hernton - COMING TOGETHER: Black Power, White Hatred, and Sexual Hang-Ups -

(Random House) - (1971) - (Hard Cover - W/Mylar Dust Jacket) - (Used, Very Good) - (African American Gender Roles 

Calvin, Hernton, This book answers the following question (and others), "What kind of sexual roles, concepts and practices have African Americans men and women come to have towards each other as a consequence of living in a world of White hate for four hundred years? 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Carl N. Degler - NEITHER BLACK NOR WHITE : Slavery and Race Relations in Brazil and the United States

(University of Wisconsin Press) - (1971) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - Used, Very Good - Compar. Brazil. U. S. Slavery (302 Pages) - 

In this very important study, the author scholarly defines the differing courses of slavery and race relations between two country, Brazil and the united States. Brazil never developed a system of rigid segregation, such as appeared in the United States. Africans in Brazil were able to gain economically and retain far more of their African culture; On the other hand, the author rejects the theory that slavery in Brazil was more humane. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Carleton Mabee with Susan Mabee Newhouse - SOJOURNER TRUTH: Slave, Prophet, Legend -

(NY University Press) - (1995) - (Used - Very Good - (Soft Cover - Laminated)- (Used - Very Good) - (Biographical)- 

Sojourner Truth is one of the most famous and most mythologized figures in American history. In this volume,Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Carlton Mabee unearths heretofore-neglected sources and offers valuable new insights into the life of a woman who, against all odds, became a central figure in the struggle for the emancipation of slaves and women in Civil War America. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Carter G. Woodson - THE MIS-EDUCATION OF THE NEGRO

African American Image Books 2000 (Soft Cover - Laminated). Used - Very Good - (Plus) 

A much needed counter-balance and understanding to educational racism and oppression. Another important read is the "Willie Lynch's Letter." Who is "Willie Lynch and what is his letter all about? - you might ask. Do the research and start by reading the book with Dr. Martin Luther King's famous speech on Willie Lynch - After you have read this book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Charles Wilson & William Ferris (Eds.) - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOUTHERN CULTURE: Volumes I, II, III, & IV -

(Doubleday - 1989) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - 

Four volume of vital information about the development of Southern Culture. Everything you want or need to know about how, when, and who built Southern Culture and Traditions.. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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17 Clyde W. Ford - THE HERO WITH AN AFRICAN FACE: Mythic Wisdom Of Traditional Africa -

Bantam Books - 1999 - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - Used - Very Good, (Plus) - (Very Good, (Plus) - (African Mythology) - (227 Pages) - 

Though the contribution of Africa to the world mythology is monumental, African mythology has yet to gain the honor and recognition given to other mythologies in the Western World. This volume is destined to change this. Here the author resurrects the sacred mythic and wisdom of traditional Africa. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Darlene Hine & Jacqueline McLeod,(Editors) - CROSSING BOUNDARIES: Comparative History Of Black People In Diaspora -

(Indiana Press) - (1999) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (African Diaspora) - (491 Pages) - 

The essays in this volume reflect the international dimensions, commonalities, and discontinuities in the histories of diasporas communities of African people. People of African descent in the New World (the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean) share a common set of experiences: domination, and resistance, slavery and emancipation, the pursuit of freedom, and struggle against racism. Therefore, no unitary explanation can capture the varied experiences of African people in the Diaspora. 
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19 David M. Oshinsky - WORSE THAN SLAVERY: Parchman Farm And The Ordeal Of Jim Crow Justice -

(The Free Press) - (1996) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (African American Imprisonment (306 Pages) - 

"Lacking even protection given valuable property, African Americans in Mississippi Prisons did indeed suffer horrors worse than slavery." This Book goes to the heart of our nation's struggle with race, crime, and punishment that is too often handed-out, by America's legal system, to African American Men and Women. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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20 Dick Gregory with Robert Lipsyte - NIGGER: An Autobiography by Dick Gregory -

(E. P. Dutton) - (1964) - (First Edition) - Used - Very Good, (Plus) - (Hard Cover, W/Dust Ja (Used, Very Good, (Clean, Plus) - (Used, Very Good, (Clean, Plus), Very Small 1/2 tear at corner-bottom of dust cover) - (Autobiographical) - (224, Pages) - 

The "Original King of Comedy." The first African American to Appear on a Night Talk show (To Night Show, With Jack Parr). 
Price: 150.00 USD
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